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is coming in from all over the country and around the world, the domestic desk, covering the u.s., the foreign desk, watching events around the world, and the media desk bringing in all the video and live pictures, 24/7. >>> as campaign season sicks off, president obama is hitting the road to unveil some new proposals to try to jump start the u.s. economy and create some needed jobs. mr. obama is about to head off to a labor day event in milwaukee where he'll announce a $50 billion plan to invest in the nation's roads, theral way -- railways and the air force. mike emanuel traveling with the president is in milwaukee and how will this infrastructure proposal work? >> reporter: well, gregg, essentially the president wants to lay it out, he's got to get congress to approve it, but as you mentioned, infrastructure projects, the 3rs, roads, railways, and runways. let's take a look 59 -- at the numbers, the plan will call for rebuilding 150,000 miles of road, maintain 4000 miles of rails across the country and rehabilitate or reconstruct 150 miles of runway. i should mention this even
the president and his allies are hitting back. >> they drove us into the ditch. if we give the keys back to the people who did this it would be like giving back the keys to the person who did this. we will explain what we are watching here. what are we seeing here? >> right now we are watching tropical storm hermine p. all the way to mexico. especially in south texas and parts of the loan star state. look at the radar right now. already starting to see the rain bands moving towards the coast. watching out for flash flooding. look at the doppler radar estimates. so, certainly we will find some problems in the loan star state over the next couple of days. quiet conditions for today. dealing with a few showers and storms in florida and in the pacific northwest. >> thanks so much. we will talk again soon. pakistan rocked by a suicide bombing. at least 17 people killed and more than 40 others wounded. now the taliban claiming responsibility for this and says it is intentionally targeting the police. >> the local police are encouraged to tell local villagers to set up militias to try to keep t
holt. the two of us are sitting here together, it means one thing, it's a monday holiday. we're laboring away. matt and meredith will be back tomorrow. always good to be with you. >> the "b" team. no, we're the "a" team. >> b-plus. anyway, this time last week, of course, we were watching tropical storm and then hurricane earl made a real close pass to the east coast and now we're looking back in the gulf there is a new storm to worry about today. >> that's right. it's tropical storm hermine which formed in the gulf of mexico overnight. it's the eighth named storm of the season. tropical storm warnings have been posted already for northern mexico and south texas, which could get hit with severe flash flooding. we're going to get the very latest on the track of the storm in just a moment. >>> then, it has happened again. another woman has had acid thrown in her face, the second time in less than a week. this time the attack occurred in arizona. once again, it was another woman who did it. was it a topee cat attack? we'll ask an expert coming up. >> unbelievable. >>> plus an nbc
. >> i turned back on the highway. i went to a starvin marvin store. i used the telephone and i came back. >> the call didn't go through. >> i got some recording this number is not in service. i said, this is a prank. >> this is the closest thing to an address he had for the singer he said was sheryl johnson. the fbi looked hard and could never find her. >> it says to me that cheryl johnson didn't exist and he made it up. >> williams says only after that call from a gas station did he turn around to cross back over the bridge again. police would stop him moments later. you said, i know this is about those boys, isn't it? >> correct. mm-hmm. that's what i said. >> pretty damning statement, don't you think? >> no. i mean, the perception in atlanta was at the time kids were missing. and i think if i'm not mistaken, the perception was a lot of young males were missing. and that's what i asked. i said, this is about those kids or boys or something like that, isn't it? >> remember what fbi agent mike mccomas said he saw when he got to the scene? >> saw a black male. he had on a baseball hat. >>
economic week. nbc's mike viqueira joins us live from the white house. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. it's all about the economy this week for president obama. he's set to unveil new initiatives to boost employment and help democrats in congress keep their jobs in the bargain. with summer drawing to a close, the campaign season is now in full swing. for the president, it promises to be an all-out political fight. >> i think voting tomorrow we would be doing well. >> reporter: they're on the attack against mr. obama and the party. >> he's governed from the left ditch. he turned the agenda over to the liberals in the house and here we are a few months before the election and all caught up with him. >> reporter: the number one issue, the economy. with growth still sluggish and the jobless rate high. many democrats are in danger of losing their seats with some running away from their own leaders. >> that may not be what the washington crowd wants but i don't work for them, i work for you. >> reporter: angry voters in ohio want more presidential focus on the economy. >> we'r
went wrong on april 20th and who's to blame for the worst spill in u.s. history and the deaths of 11 men. >> bringing this to a conclusion for the investigation to move forward for the families is a major, major thing for the memory of the 11 men. >> reporter: the busted blowout preventer, bop, is such a key piece of evidence that the fbi documented every step of its slow rise to the surface and the agents will remain with it even as it's hauled to an ultra-secure nasa installation. their forensics teams from a half dozen government agencies will scrutinize every inch of it. >> what they're going to be looking for is why this sort of last-ditch stopgap measure didn't work. >> reporter: five stories high, the bop was a series of valves and rams designed to slam shut in the event of a leak. the last line of defense. as we learned at the blowout prevention center at utah state university, this was not one failures. this was a critical part of the blowout preventer system. it should have worked first. there are seven other components 50 feet high. all of them failed. but there was
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will join us then. right now stay tuned for the riveting documentary starting right now, "the atlanta child murders." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> for two years, the bodies of black children had been found in the woods, then the rivers of atlanta, georgia. in all, more than two dozen victims, most of them strangled. by may, 1981, the police and fbi were hiding in the brush beside and below the river bridges. this was to be the last night, almost the last hour. >> i heard the splash. >> bob campbell, a police recruit, jumped to his feet down beside the chattahoochee river. chat >> i was really startled. it sounded like a body entering the water. >> he looked up at the bridge. >> and i saw brake lights of a car coming. i saw red lights. the car started slowly moving away from me across the bridge. >> campbell radioed the other team members up above him. >> i asked, did a car stop on the bridge? because i couldn't believe what i saw. and each person told me they didn't see it. >> then a policeman in a chase car hidden on the other side came on the radio. >> he just said, the car i
,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. big numbers... but they're what give us the data and the experience to match you with the right doctor for your tricky condition... to guide and stand by you through your toughest medical decisions... to help you manage a chronic condition more on your terms. because in the end, all our innovations... the technology, the numbers... all add up to one thing: treating you like a human being. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. to learn more, visit us at healthinnumbers.com. when you approach things from a different perspective, you don't end up with just another car. you end up with the all-new saab 9-5 luxury sport sedan. >>> in the spring of 1980, police were still reluctant to listen to camille bell. >> children were dying on the streets of atlanta in the daytime. >> among them, jefferey mathis, only 10. like yusef bell, he walked down the street on an errand to this gas station to buy cigarettes for his mother. she never saw him again. >> what we had here was a predator. and what he was looking for was somebody who was cut
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was on board the ship that retrieved the blowout preventer and joins us from new orleans with more. anne. >> reporter: good evening, lesser. the blow joet prevent ee eer is the custody of the fbi tonight making its way to shore and to a nasa facility in louisiana where it will be inspected for evidence as investigators try to answer the question of why it failed. it emerged fully from the gulf of mexico, a 1 million pound metal sea creature pulled up. as the sun set on the scene of the biggest oil spill in america's history. the final 100 feet journey from the seafloor were the longest. hydrates, the crystals that foiled several attempts to cap the we will, created trouble. marvin morris is the leader. >> the hydrates as they come up melt and gas off. as it comes to the surface, we have to make sure we're taking all the safety precautions necessary so that gas is contained and held and bled off properly. >> reporter: the giant tower of the helix hoisted it to the center of the vessel. hanging in the dark the emergency brakes failed the night of april 20th when it exploded in flames. now
consultant, fired 1,000 people and streamlined production. they used to make 13,000 different pieces. now they make just 6,000. >> the lady over there is actually filling in the last packs -- >> reporter: they sold legoland to a company that actually knows how to run a theme park. popular lines, many of them aimed at girls, were discontinued. >> when we were struggling i was thinking, geez, i don't know where the lego brick is part of a future. >> reporter: he figured even in an age of tv and video games kids still want to play with their hands. lego has moved away from the purer, simpler lego i remember from my youth. ♪ >> reporter: these days lego men carry guns. there's more fighting and it seems, more instructions. >> you can build the high-tech lego agent's car. >> reporter: while i felt that lego let my imagination run wild -- >> it's in your hands to help indiana jones solve the great mystery. >> reporter: now kids are told how to create an indiana jones fight scene. by doing that you are imposing some limits or directions on the child's creative play. >> i don't think it limits
, was pulled up from the sea floor. this is a huge clue that could tell us what caused america's worst environmental disaster. here's matt gutman. >> reporter: like some mangled creature raised from the deep, this million-pound mass of steel could tell the story of what went wrong on april 20th and who is to blame for the worst spill in u.s. history and the deaths of 11 men. >> bringing this to a conclusion for the investigation to move forward for the families is a major, major thing for the memories of them 11 men. >> reporter: the busted blow-out preventer, or b.o.p., is such a key piece of evidence that the fbi documented every step of its slow rise to the surface and agents will remain with it even as it's hauled to an ultra secure nasa installation. forensic teams from a half dozen government agencies will scrutinize every inch of it. >> what they'll be looking for is why the sort of last-ditch stop gap measure didn't work. >> reporter: five stories high, the b.o.p. was a series of valves and ramps designed to slam shut in the event of a leak. the last line of defense. but as we
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